S7 Airlines launches flights from Moscow to Urumqi


S7 Airlines launches flights from Moscow to Urumqi

S7 Airlines, oneworld® global aviation alliance member, announces the opening of new flights from Moscow to Urumqi (China). Tickets are available now.

Direct flights will be performed to the airport of Urumqi starting April 30, 2017, on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays. Flights will depart from Moscow airport Domodedovo at 20:15 and arrive the next day at 06:20 local time. Return flights will depart on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from Urumqi airport at 07:20 and arrive in Moscow at 08:00. The flights will be performed by modern and comfortable Airbus A320 aircraft with economy and business class sections.

“Urumqi is one of the biggest commercial and tourist centres in China. Tourists come to Urumqi for mountain trekking in the Tian Shan Mountains, travelling to the mountain lake Tianchi and famous lavender fields, and, of course, for shopping. Tourists from China will be able to take direct flights to Moscow and continue their travelling around Russia, using a vast S7 Airlines flight network”, Igor Veretennikov, S7 Group Commercial Director, said.

Flights to Urumqi are not a new route for S7 Airlines. Airline already performs direct flights to the city from Novosibirsk. Moreover, you can fly to Beijing (from Novosibirsk, Vladivostok, Krasnoyarsk, Irkutsk, Ulan-Ude, Khabarovsk and Yakutsk) and Shanghai (from Vladivostok and Novosibirsk) with S7 Airlines.

Air tickets can be purchased at s7.ru, through the iPhone app or the Android app, and at any S7 sales office. You can also learn accurate flight information, book and buy tickets by calling our Contact Centre at 8 800 700-0707 (free for Russia).

S7 Airlines (a brand of Sibir Airlines, www.s7.ru) is a member of the oneworld® global aviation alliance.

The airline has a wide network of domestic routes, with their home base at the air transportation hubs in Moscow (Domodedovo) and Novosibirsk (Tolmachevo). S7 Airlines operates regular flights to the CIS countries, Europe, the Middle East, Southeast Asia and the Asia-Pacific region.

In 2007, the airline was formally notified by IATA about being accepted to the IOSA (IATA Operational Safety Audit) operators list and became the second air carrier in Russia to successfully pass the entire international audit procedure for compliance with operational safety standards.

S7 Airlines leverages the global aviation industry’s latest developments in customer service and is actively growing its offerings.

Currently, S7 Airlines has the most modern fleet of aircraft in the Russian air transportation market. All the flights of the airline are operated on aircraft of the world’s leading manufacturers — Airbus, Boeing, Embraer.

S7 Airlines is included in the list of the TOP-100 best airlines in the world and ranks third in Eastern Europe according to the reputable international rating Skytrax.

As of year-end 2018, S7 Airlines became the most punctual Russian airline, ranking sixth in OAG Punctuality League 2019, the European airline punctuality rating.

In 2017, S7 Airlines became the recipient of the Skyway Service Award in two nominations: the best airline in the “Economy Class, Domestic Regular Transportation” category and the “Best Online Service for Customers” category. S7 Airlines is also the recipient of the Safety Leaders Award in the “Transport Safety: Flight Safety” nomination.

S7 Airlines has been repeatedly awarded the Cannes Lions advertising festival prize for its projects, and has received “My Planet” national award for its innovations in the field of travel.

The airline is a member of the S7 Group of companies. In 2018, the airline group carried more than 15.9 million passengers.